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The Magnet

72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
+44 1977 552559
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (4 reviews)
“light bite” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

It's very hard to find a good value a Sunday Lunch. We live 10 miles away but visit every few weeks. Good, honest meals. Fair price. Cheerful staff. Hard to fault.

Thank steviewonder34
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We visited the Magnet Hotel for Sunday Lunch, and after receiving a very warm welcome enjoyed a first class meal. There was lots of delicious dishes on offer and a good choice of vegetables, which were all perfectly cooked and piping hot. The desserts were...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch today at the magnet very poor no taste wasnt very hot gravy like water was very disapointed

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Just been to Magnet pub in Castleford for a quick drink, but ended up staying for a couple of drinks more than planned. Atmosphere was warm and extremely friendly with cosy and warm pub surroundings. We had a lite bite and it was really tasty,...More

Thank webbosteve
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Visited for sunday lunch with family. Firstly you can only have a 2 course option either a starter and carvery or a pudding and carvery, personally i would of just liked the carvery as this is plenty enough in my opinion. Theres a good selection...More

1  Thank dc7911
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Hello, I visited the magnet hotel with my family for A Sunday Carvery on The 16th of A July. I was initially greeted by a woman named Joanne. She offered very quick service, getting us to a table in the busy restraunt very quickly, which...More

Thank J_o_e125664467
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We have had Sunday lunch several times here and have always been very satisfied with the quality of the food and service. On our visit on 9 July, I had roast pork and my husband had the slow braised lamb with a cheese and potato...More

2  Thank Keystone02
Michelle Ann D, Owner at The Magnet, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review and bringing to my attention the way you were treated on your visit to the Magnet. I can assure you the way the situation was or not dealt with is not company policy I can't apologise enough for what happened....More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Visited in December 2016 with a party of elderly people for their Xmas lunch provided by the manager of breadalbane residential home.what can I say this is the third time I've been here and I would highly recommend the food is delicious staff are friendly...More

Thank oneilllouise
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Spent nearly all day here as we were at a wedding reception, the pub is very clean and all of the staff are very friendly. The wedding lunch was excellent all of the food was presented very well and tasted really good, the evening food...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went to my niece's wedding yesterday very good time this place had a great variety of food on offer staff were professional and friendly if you're in this area and looking for a value for money that's above and beyond I strongly recommend that you...More

Thank sinbadthebus
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Questions & Answers
Eduardas A
7 May 2018|
Response from travstart | Property representative |
yes we do its £30 per night for a single or £50 per night for a double our rooms are not ensuite its shared bathrooms. if your wanting to book call us 01977552559.
Dorothy R
31 March 2018|
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Response from travstart | Property representative |
hi its £9.50 for a 2 course and £12 for 3 course.
24 September 2017|
Response from travstart | Property representative |
hi diane its £3.50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Castleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 552559
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